Will Congress Approve New Humanitarian Standards for Immigrant Detention Facilities?
The House voted to pass legislation to ensure that migrants have access to water, food, and medical services. But the bill will likely face opposition in the Senate.
'A Pervasive Culture of Cruelty': What a Secret Facebook Group Reveals About the U.S. Border Patrol
In the group, current and former Border Patrol agents joked about the death of migrants, posted vulgar images of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and shared racist memes.
'I Am Not a Coward': Key Takeaways From the President of Mexico's Letter to Trump
As Trump announced he would raise tariffs on Mexican goods, the president of Mexico published an open letter to Trump.
Studies Show Fears About Migration and Disease Are Unfounded
Research has found that migrants and refugees don't spread diseases to host populations, though migrants themselves are often at higher risk of illness because of poor living conditions.
The Government's Numbers Show Increasing Border Arrests. Does That Mean the U.S. Is Facing an Illegal Immigration Crisis?
As with any data set, understanding Customs and Border Protection's new statistics means looking at more than just the numbers.
Did Trump Just Prove There's a Crisis on the Border?
The number of people arrested crossing the southern border skyrocketed last month, according to new statistics. But what's happening is more complicated than the numbers show.
A Tent City in Tornillo, Texas, Housed Thousands of Migrant Children. Now It's Almost Gone.
Due to Trump administration policies, upwards of 6,000 children were held at the Texas facility over its lifetime. It was the largest migrant child shelter in the country.
Viewfinder: Demonstrations Call for Dignity on International Migrants Day
Portraits of Venezuelan migrants and refugees are displayed in Bogota, Colombia, as part of worldwide demonstrations in support of dignity for migrants for International Migrants Day on December 18th, 2018.
A Judge Blocks Trump's Asylum Ban on Migrants Caught Crossing the Border
A federal judge in San Francisco has issued an injunction against the Trump administration, temporarily suspending the administration's policy of denying asylum to migrants caught crossing the southern border illegally.
The Caravan of Honduran Migrants Reveals the Failures of Deterrent Immigration Policy
The policy doesn't work when migrants are fleeing for their lives.
Key Takeaways From the New U.N. Human Rights Chief's First Public Speech
Michelle Bachelet's bold speech condemned the Trump administration's family separation policy along with other human rights abuses.
Viewfinder: Venezuelans Fleeing an Economic Crisis in Their Home Country Apply to Stay in Peru
A policeman takes fingerprints of a Venezuelan migrant as a group of migrants wait to apply for resident visas or temporary stay permits at an Interpol facility in Lima, Peru, on August 29th, 2018.
Marginalized People Don't Need Lessons in Civility
The rhetoric of civility and civilization continue to serve as cover for barbaric policy.
The Trump Administration Is Racing to Meet New Deadlines to Reunite Migrant Families
The announcement follows last week's ruling, which ordered the Trump administration to reunite families by July 26th.